Hotlines

Hotlines available for all  

Iowa Concern

800-447-1985

  • Financial questions, legal education, stress counseling, crisis/disaster resources and referral
  • Phones are answered all hours, all days
  • TTD (Telecommunications Device for Deaf Persons) available by calling 800-735-2942
  • Multiple language interpretation available

Teen Line

800-443-8336

  • Personal and health-related information and referral
  • Phones are answered all hours, all days
  • TTD (Telecommunications Device for Deaf Persons) available by calling 800-735-2942
  • Multiple language interpretation available

Beginning Farmer Center

877-BFC-1999

  • Program to match beginning and retiring farmers
  • Hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Iowa 2-1-1

211

  • Resource referral for housing, health, food, family, transportation, employment, education, and legal assistance
  • Phones are answered all hours, all days
  • TTD (Telecommunications Device for Deaf Persons) available by calling 800-735-2942
  • Multiple language interpretation available
Hotlines available to Iowa Residents Only  

AnswerLine

Toll-free: 800-262-3804
Local: 515-296-5883

  • Questions relating to home and family
  • Hours are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m.
  • TTD (Telecommunications Device for Deaf Persons) available by calling 800-735-2942
  • Multiple language interpretation available
  • Email questions to answer@iastate.edu

Iowa Healthy Families

800-369-2229

  • Health information and referral
  • Phones are answered all hours, all days
  • Confidential
  • TTD (Telecommunications Device for Deaf Persons) available by calling 800-735-2942
  • Multiple language interpretation available

Hortline

515-294-3108

  • Hortline provides assistance to home gardeners on lawn, garden, and ornamental questions
  • Hours are Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and 1-4:30 p.m.
  • Email questions to hortline@iastate.edu